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Unblock a contact in Yahoo Messenger

 Caution: You can unblock users only from the desktop version of Yahoo Messenger.

Blocking a contact prevents the person from messaging you and seeing when you're signed in to Yahoo Messenger. Follow these steps to unblock a contact:

Yahoo Messenger for PC

  1. Click Messenger | select Preferences.
  2. Under "Category," select Ignore List.
  3. Select the person's name you wish to remove in the Ignore List box.
  4. Click Remove.
  5. Click Apply
  6. Click OK.

Yahoo Messenger for Mac

  1. Click Yahoo Messenger | select Preferences.
  2. Under "Category," select the Privacy tab.
  3. Click the Ignore List icon.
  4. Select the name of the contact you would like to remove from your Ignore List.
  5. Click the Minus sign (-) button and the contact will be unblocked.

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